Four years after the Lilly ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law, closing the gender wage gap still has a long way to go.
Men still make almost 20% more than women in nearly all industries despite the fact that women receive the same education, with the same tuition price tags and levels of debt upon graduation. The only major differences are that there are more ladies in college and they have better average GPAs to boot. The benefits of paying women their fair share include increasing the GDP while reducing the poverty rates for families.
Check out the infographic below to see what else the gender wage gap affects.